3 Tips to Avoid an Unnecessary Screening Test

…ingrained in modern American medicine. Accepted guidelines include recommendations for yearly blood workups and regular blood pressure checks. Mammograms, PSA tests and other screening tests are championed as the way to catch cancer in its early stages and save lives; and cardiologists order angiograms at the…

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Vitamin E and Prostate Cancer

…undetected—unless men are regularly screened, as those in the study were. Just last week, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommended against routine PSA screening for prostate cancer, stating that it led to unnecessary interventions and did more harm than good. As I’ve said time and again, the vast…

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Know Your Prostate Cancer Treatment Options

You may have seen my blog about how PSA (prostate-specific antigen) screening for prostate cancer doesn’t work. Now, I want to follow up with your prostate cancer treatment options. I look at prostate cancer quite differently than most physicians and patients. Multiple studies have shown that chemotherapy…

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